This project focuses on embellishing the simple goblet with rings from the same blank making the recipient ask, “How did they do that”? This is the kind of project that is simple to learn, but exponentially increases the aesthetics and value of your piece. It also makes the perfect symbolic wedding gift for any lucky couple. Rings can be integrated delicately into pens or kit handles, or added to goblets, candy dishes or turned piece with a stem.

Skill Requirements: Beginner and up


While Sue Boyle has not been turning for decades, she made her first bowl at the age of 13, and, some 35 years later knew she wanted to return to the craft. Sue is dedicated to ensuring students use safe and effective turning techniques while keeping things simple so turning stays fun. She teaches this class at Woodcraft of Dallas in Plano, TX, and excels in guiding new and young turners, and those who appreciate a laid-back, patient teaching style. Sue has been a member of the Dallas Area Woodturners club where she served on the Board of Directors as the Ladies Liaison providing dedicated support to area women turners.